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By David Held

This publication units out the case for a worldly method of modern worldwide politics. It offers a scientific conception of cosmopolitanism, explicating its center rules and justifications, and examines the position lots of those rules have performed within the improvement of world politics, akin to framing the human rights regime. The framework is then used to handle essentially the most urgent problems with our time: the hindrance of economic markets, weather swap and the fallout from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. In each one case, Held argues that sensible politics is exhausted, and that cosmopolitanism is the recent realism.

See additionally Garrett Wallace Brown and David Held's The Cosmopolitanism Reader.

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